The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 26 22
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing WAN 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.80% 0.93% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 6.25% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £350 - £269
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
WAN
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
15 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 14.02% 14.81% 38.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 27
Median daily rate £300 £410 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.75 £120.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.12% -86.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

WAN Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) Service Management
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
6 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) UAG
7 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
7 2 (18.18%) XenApp
7 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
7 2 (18.18%) CMDB
7 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
7 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
7 2 (18.18%) Canon
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
7 2 (18.18%) Polycom
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) Internet
3 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
3 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Network Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 1 (9.09%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL V3
2 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) MODAF
3 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
1 2 (18.18%) BitLocker
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (18.18%) UAG
1 2 (18.18%) XenApp
1 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
1 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) AppSense
3 2 (18.18%) Canon
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
3 2 (18.18%) Nortel
3 2 (18.18%) Polycom
3 2 (18.18%) Sophos